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Excerpts from The Science Of Leading Teams

Check out some clips from our On-Demand Course called The Science Of Leading Teams!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 07 April, 2019 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Constructive Criticism Quiz: What's Your Style Of Delivering Constructive Criticism?

How you deliver constructive criticism will have a huge impact on whether your employees will (or won't) actually make changes and improve their performance.  But do you know what kind of feedback you actually deliver? And how that gets received?The way that you deliver your feedback plays a role in whether your people are actually receiving it. Take this constructive criticism assessment to learn more.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 24 March, 2019 no_cat, no_recent, Quizzes, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: This Technique Controls Overbearing Personalities In Your Meetings

Have you ever been in a meeting where one person totally dominates the meeting?  They talk louder than everyone else, and if the boss or team leader isn’t speaking, all you hear are their thoughts, their ideas, and their opinions. The quieter people in the meeting feel totally shut out from participating, and even the people who usually don’t have a problem being heard can’t get a word in.

The good news is that there's a technique for solving this.  It's called the Nominal Group Technique, and this 3-minute video shows you exactly how to use it!

 

 


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Posted by Mark Murphy on 20 February, 2019 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.

Posted by Mark Murphy on 21 January, 2019 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 1 comment | Read more →

Saying This One Sentence Can Make You 19% More Likable

What makes someone incredibly likable? The list is nearly endless (from physical attractiveness to optimizing personal space to finding commonalities and more). But one characteristic that is virtually guaranteed to make us likable is when others feel that we truly understand them. 

The Top Leadership Development Training Companies

HR Tech Outlook Magazine has just named Leadership IQ to the Top 10 Leadership Development Training Companies!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 09 January, 2019 featured_product, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: Here's How You Can Avoid Difficult Conversations (And Still Be A Great Manager)

It's become a truism that leaders must have difficult conversations. But that's very bad advice.  I've found, for example, that many of the best leaders actually AVOID difficult conversations because they've mastered a technique for using "pre-commitments" that preempt difficult conversations before they ever become necessary!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 07 January, 2019 no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5, Video | 2 comments | Read more →

Video: Interpersonal Skills Can Help You Clarify Deadlines

Here’s something that falls into the category of interpersonal skills. When you get an assignment, it's always a good idea to clarify the deadline for the assignment, right? That's like the 101 lesson of how to work in an organization. Your boss gives you an assignment. Go, "Okay, what's the deadline for it?" That's simple.  
Posted by Mark Murphy on 07 January, 2019 Interpersonal Skills, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

Do People See You As A 'Positive Disruptor' Or Just Disruptive?


The biggest-name CEOs usually have reputations as disruptors; think Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Sara Blakely, and more. But when you’ve invented a smartphone or an electric car or slimming underwear, you don’t need to worry too much about whether people think you’re too disruptive; your inventions are so good that you can disrupt with impunity.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 07 January, 2019 Change Management, Leadership Styles, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: Biggest Fear for Employees That Telecommute

Remote employees, those that telecommute, often have a fear that doesn't afflict their co-located compatriots and that is, am I going to be forgotten about? Am I out of sight, out of mind? Remote employees are those people that are working somewhere besides the office, they telecommute. 
Posted by Mark Murphy on 11 December, 2018 Leadership Skills, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5, Telecommuting, Video | 0 comments | Read more →

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